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Saxman Native Village And Ketchikan City Tour

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This Ketchikan excursion includes photo stops, a visit to Saxman Native Village to see its Totem collection, and a brief orientation of the rain forest. Learn about the local lifestyles and history of this beautiful little town.

See Historical Saxman Native Village, City and Wildlife

This Ketchikan guided tour includes sights in the Ketchikan area, an exclusive stop at Eagle Point, and time at Saxman Native Village.

Enjoy the city tour of Ketchikan aboard a deluxe motor coach or private 15 passenger van. The views are outstanding as you travel past the rustic waterfront, boat harbors, and the picturesque city park. You will stop near one of Ketchikan's private salmon canneries at Eagle Point. This is an exclusive stop where eagles and harbor seals are almost always in attendance. See a salmon ladder and watch salmon spring from the rushing water en route to the spawning grounds (late July through September). A stop will also be made for a brief introduction to a rainforest.

At Saxman Native Village, you'll gaze and be amazed at the world's largest standing collection of totem poles. On this Ketchikan tour you will hear the legends and stories of these ancient and majestic totem poles, and learn how and why they were made. You will also make an exterior-only visit to the Clan House, where your guide will explain some of the many carved figures. You will then have a short amount of free time to visit the Village Store and Artists Co-op, where authentic arts and crafts are made by Saxman Natives. This Ketchikan tour does not include carving or native performances.

Once back in town, a stop will be made at Historic Creek Street. This was Ketchikan's former busy red-light district and is now home to the world-famous Dolly's House Museum. Guests can choose to either end the tour at Historic Creek Street (an approximately 10-minute walk from the cruise pier), or be returned to the pier.

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from $70.00 (USD)
Per Person
 
Tour Type
Group
 
Group Size
Standard
 
Activity Type(s)
Scenic, Cultural
 
Tour Duration
2.5 Hours
 
Activity Level
Easy
 
Tour Leaves From
Cruise Ship Pier
 
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
 
Special Instructions
For all Alaska tours, we recommend layers of clothing, with the top layer being water-proof. Guests should wear comfortable walking shoes that may get wet.
 
Restrictions
Guests with physical restrictions must be able to get themselves onto and off of the bus. There is approximately one quarter mile of walking required, which wheelchairs can handle with some assistance. Fold up wheelchairs can be stored on the transportation with advanced notice upon time of booking.
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